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Department of Business Management

Department of Business Management (DBM) is one of the founding departments in the Faculty of Management Studies (FMS) of Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka (SUSL) which serves as the resource base for general management subjects in FMS. DBM’s qualified, multitalented and passionate staff adds substantial value by transforming students into citizens who serve for the country’s development. At present, DBM offers 4-year BSc Honours in Business Management Degree.

Core Purpose

“Uplift the society for a better future”

Core Values

  1. Commitment and accomplishment
  2. Creativity and innovation
  3. Equality within differences
  4. Honesty
  5. Initiative, quality, and continuous improvement
  6. Respect talent
  7. Social and environmental responsibility
  8. Unity

 

BHAG

“Be the Sri Lankan Icon of Higher Education in the field of Management by 2030”

 

Vivid Description

We are a guiding star in business management education and research for local public and private universities, other educational institutes and general mass in Sri Lanka. Being the most sought-after academic department for Sri Lankan students in pursuing their higher education in Business Management, our graduates are the spirit of the Sri Lankan business context who exhibit the symbol of excellence. Our scholarly contributions appear in indexed publication platforms and our publications are the most demanded sources that carries contemporary business knowledge to academics, practitioners and general public within Sri Lanka and not limited. Sri Lankan business and other organizations come to our doorstep as we are the driving force of creative and innovative business research and managerial solutions. Our inspiring working environment unites all our brains, hearts and hands to strive continuously towards new heights of excellence whilst protecting and ameliorating mother earth.

  1. Scholarship & Intellectual Integrity: sound knowledge on theories of management; confident representation in intellectual gatherings; make unknown to known through exploring and research; sound capacity of academic writing
  2. Practical & Strategic Sense: ability to apply theories of management in different contexts; vigilant to local, national & global business news and spot the trends; mapping the organizational tasks in a conceptual view; prompt detection & reactions for the environmental trends/challenges
  3. Communication Skills: proficiency in English. manage reading, writing, speaking & listening in the work life; capacity to handle the self in formal meetings (tolerate, compromise and/or dominate properly); competent in report writing & presentation; demonstrate effective presentations skills
  4. ICT Literacy: using e-resources for organizational development (E.g. ERP); ability to develop and manage e-businesses; data mining (E.g. Identifying the patterns of historical data); ability to use ICT applications in day today working and developing and managing large scale databases
  5. Mental Agility: rational decision making & controlling; effective organizational diagnosis and change interventions; cross cultural understanding and proper conduct; self learner for advancement of career
  6. Healthy Personality with Leadership & Interpersonal Skills: effective psychological capital; smart, disciplinary & role model; respecting & accepting others; team player (Group cohesiveness)
  7. Numerical Skills: ability to use statistical tools to analyze, interpret and summarize data; formal presentation and & communication of statistical reports; comparing & contrasting; advanced data analysis & presentation
  8. Creativity & Innovativeness: demonstrate creativity; innovativeness in work; sharpen modern managerial skills to be updated with changes; ability to identify and grab new business opportunities; exploring new avenues for organizational change and developments

Curriculum of the B.Sc.Honours in Business Management 

 

Course Code Course Unit Lecture Hrs. Tutorial and/or
Practical Hrs.
Credits
         

 

Year I Semester I

 

 

 

BM 1113

Management Theory & Practice

45

15

03

BM 1123

Financial Accounting

45

15

03

BM 1134

Business Mathematics

60

15

04

BM 1143

Micro Economics

45

15

03

BM 1154

Introduction to ICT & Computer Applications

30

90

04

BM 1163

Business English I

45

15

03

 

 

 

 

 

 

Year I Semester II

 

 

 

BM 1213

Management Process & Practice

45

15

03

BM 1223

Business Statistics

45

15

03

BM 1232

Sociology & Psychology

30

15

02

BM 1243

Macro Economics

45

15

03

BM 1254

Database Systems & Network Technology

30

90

04

BM 1263

Business English II

45

15

03

 

 

 

 

 

 

Year II Semester I

 

 

 

BM 2113

Marketing Management

45

15

03

BM 2123

Organizational Behaviour

45

15

03

BM 2133

Advanced Financial Accounting

45

15

03

BM 2143

Managerial Economics

45

15

03

BM 2152

Green Management

30

15

02

BM 2163

Business Communication I

45

15

03

 

 

 

 

 

 

Year II Semester II

 

 

 

BM 2213

Management Accountancy

45

15

03

BM 2223

Human Resource Management

45

15

03

BM 2233

Entrepreneurship & Small Business Management

45

15

03

BM 2242

System Analysis & Design

30

15

02

BM 2253

Commercial Law

45

15

03

BM 2263

Business Communication II

45

15

03

 

 

 

 

 

 

Year III Semester I

 

 

 

BM 3113

Financial Management

45

15

03

BM 3123

Operations Management

45

15

03

BM 3133

Industrial Relations & Employment Law

45

15

03

BM 3142

Disaster & Event Management

30

15

02

BM 3152

Indigenous Management Practices

30

15

02

BM 3163

Company & Banking Law

45

15

03

 

 

 

 

 

 

Year III Semester II

 

 

 

BM 3213

Lean & Total Quality Management

45

15

03

BM 3223

Management Information Systems

45

15

03

BM 3233

Operational Research

45

15

03

BM 3243

Auditing & Taxation

45

15

03

BM 3253

Research Methodology

45

15

03

BM 3262

Counselling in Organizations (Elective)

30

15

02

BM 3272

Supply Chain Management (Elective)

30

15

02

 

 

 

 

 

 

Year IV Semester I

 

 

 

BM 4112

Contemporary Issues in Management

30

15

02

BM 4123

Strategic Management

45

15

03

BM 4133

International Business Management

45

15

03

BM 4142

Change Management

30

15

02

BM 4152

Data Analysis & Presentation

30

15

02

BM 4161

Proposal Development & Academic Writing

15

15

01

 

 

 

 

 

 

Year IV Semester II

 

 

 

BM 4215

Thesis

 

150

05

BM 4223

Internship

 

640

03

 

 

Department of Business Management,
Faculty of Management Studies,
Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka,
Belihuloya,70140,
Sri Lanka

Phone: +94 (0)45 - 2280016
Fax : +94 (0)45-2280016